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Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Eveux at 12 km from Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

Visit Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux is situated in the Rhone department and Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Eveux at 12 km and Lyon Old Town at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux in Auvergne Rhône-Alpes.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 12 km (direction )

Eveux, in the Rhone, is visited for the La Tourette Monastery designed...

See Eveux guide
Lyon Old Town

Lyon Old Town

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

In Vieux Lyon there are numerous impressive townhouses of the 16th century,...

See Lyon Old Town guide


at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

Lyon has all the impressive buildings and monuments, museums, shops and restaurants...

See Lyon guide
Lyon Presqu'ile

Lyon Presqu'ile

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

The Presqu'ile region of Lyon is characterised by 19th century architecture and...

See Lyon Presqu'ile guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

Bagnols village with a castle is one of the pretty villages to...

See Bagnols guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east)

The quiet village of Theizé makes a pleasant detour when exploring the...

See Theize guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

The quiet town of Anse retains some Roman remains that hint at...

See Anse guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Completely renovated in recent years, Oingt is one of the prettiest villages...

See Oingt guide


at 27 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ain department

The quiet town of Trevoux in Ain has several historical monuments paying...

See Trevoux guide
Vienne (town)

Vienne (town)

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Isere department

The combination of both Roman and medieval monuments in Vienne make it...

See Vienne (town) guide


at 33 km (direction south), in the Loire department

The Chateau de Virieu and the old market hall are among the...

See Pelussin guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Loire department

Originally an industrial town, regeneration of the Place Jean Jaures, the cathedral...

See Saint-Etienne guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire department

We found Malleval to be one of the loveliest villages in the...

See Malleval guide


at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Ain department

The Dombes, with thousands of small lakes, is perfect for fishing and...

See Dombes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Rhone

Map of places to visit near Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux


Markets in and near Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

  • Craponne: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Chaponost: market Sunday (9km)
  • Brignais: market Saturday (11km)
  • Sain-Bel: market Saturday (11km)
  • Mornant: market Friday (11km)
  • Ecully: market Thursday & Saturday (13km)
  • Oullins: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • La Mulatiere: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Pierre-Benite: market Wednesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Lyon: market every day except Monday (17km)

Hotels near Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

More information about Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, Rhone-Alpes

Tourist attractions near Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux, France

What to do at Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux.


  • Aquarium de Lyon (14km)

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise (16km)
  • Trevoux (27km)
  • Saint-Galmier (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Pilat (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Martin d'Ainey (Lyon) (16km)
  • Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Lyon) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc de Gerland (17km)
  • Parc de la Tête d'Or (19km)
  • Jardins du Château de Saint-Bernard (26km)
  • Parc du château de Laye (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Laboratoire d’écologie des hydrosystèmes naturels et anthropisés (20km)
  • Grand parc de Miribel-Jonage (26km)
  • Oeillon Crest (36km)
  • Perdrix Crest (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ecully (13km)
  • Chaponnay (25km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Chalaronne (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Courzieu (5km)
  • Jardin zoologique de la ville de Lyon (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Saint-Martin-la-Plaine (19km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux is in the eastern-center of France at 17 kilometres from Lyon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux is 389 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

Canton: Vaugneray

Arrondissement: Lyon

Department: Rhone

Region: Rhone-Alpes

New region: Auvergne Rhône-Alpes

Postcode: 69670

Distance to Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

from Lyon (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 389 km

from Calais: 617 km

from Nice: 306 km

from Bordeaux: 419 km

from Strasbourg: 397 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brindas, Courzieu, Grezieu-la-Varenne, Messimy, Pollionnay, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, Thurins, Vaugneray and Yzeron.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Laurent-de-Vaux

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